Pullet or Roo

Discussion in 'What Breed Or Gender is This?' started by eggsbennie, Oct 8, 2014.

  1. eggsbennie

    eggsbennie New Egg

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    Hi, would anyone be able to help me out with telling the sex of my GLW and SLW chicks please? Sorry not the best photo the gold seems to be getting it's feathers faster but the silver looks to have a longer comb and is more slender. Thanks for any help you can give. [​IMG]
     
  2. eggsbennie

    eggsbennie New Egg

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    [​IMG]. Was told you can tell by the combs in this breed?? But I'm new to all this.
     
  3. 4bantys

    4bantys Out Of The Brooder

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    How their feathering and tail is they both look like females/hens... The rose comb doesn't always mean it's a rooster :) [​IMG]
     
  4. Sunshine0235

    Sunshine0235 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    How old are they? If they are younger than 16 weeks, then I say roosters.
     
  5. eggsbennie

    eggsbennie New Egg

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    They are between 8-10 weeks old (rough guess)
     
  6. Kathryn173

    Kathryn173 Chillin' With My Peeps

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    They both look like roos, very red wide combs. Wyandottes hens should have virtually no comb at that age.
     
  7. BantamLover21

    BantamLover21 Overrun With Chickens

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    Both are cockerels.
     
  8. Wyandottes7

    Wyandottes7 Overrun With Chickens

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    I'm pretty sure that both are males.
     
  9. eggsbennie

    eggsbennie New Egg

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    I was really hoping for females! But with so many rooster answers I'm not so sure now [​IMG] I guess I will wait a few more weeks and see. Thank you [​IMG]
     
  10. donrae

    donrae Hopelessly Addicted Premium Member

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    The rose comb never means it's male or female, it's simply a comb style. But a comb that large and red, at this age, means male. The silver bird is also getting the patchy coloring characteristic of a male. They're both upright and leggy, with thick legs. All those things spell male.
     

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